A selection of equipment and associated accessories commonly used in scientific drilling and coring is described here.
Most of this equipment is available for rental through CSDCO/LacCore, or we can coordinate utilization or purchase through vendors. Contact our staff for details regarding rental, or to discuss other equipment not showcased here.
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|Name||Type||Lithology||Max Water Depth (M)||Max Sediment Depth (M)|
|Livingstone peat corer||Direct Push, Piston, Repeat-drive, Serrated Cutter||Fine-grained, Peat, Soft Sediment||30-50||5-10|
|Mackereth||Piston, Pneumatic, Wire Deployed||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||100||6|
|MOCK||Direct Push, Piston, Surface Coring||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||30-50||3|
|MUCK||Direct Push, Gravity||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||limited by wire/rope length||1.5|
|Multicorer||Spring-driven, Surface Coring||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||limited by wire/rope length||1|
|Nesje||Percussion, Piston, Single-drive, Wire Deployed||Coarse-grained, Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||limited by wire/rope length up to ~100m||10|
|Q3/QTT||Wireline Diamond Coring||Hard Sediment, Rock, Soil/Regolith|
|Russian peat corer||Direct Push, Repeat-drive||Fine-grained, Peat, Soft Sediment||30-50||15|
|Uwitec||Percussion, Piston, Repeat-drive, Wire Deployed||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||limited by wire length||30|
|Vibracorer||Direct Push, Piston, Single-drive, Vibracoring||Coarse-grained, Fine-grained||30-50||10|
|Winkie Drill||Conventional Diamond Coring||Rock|